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    1. States Tap Veterans, Retirees to Build a Stronger Cyber Workforce

      States Tap Veterans, Retirees to Build a Stronger Cyber Workforce

      Colorado has launched a paid internship program for veterans who already have cybersecurity backgrounds. The Veterans Transition Program, made possible through a partnership with the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment and other organizations, looks to help veterans transition to a cybersecurity career after serving in the military.

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    2. Galvanize to train Colorado’s transportation employees in data science – The Denver Post

      Galvanize to train Colorado’s transportation employees in data science – The Denver Post

      Through the partnership, Galvanize instructors will teach state employees about tools and methods to make sense of all the data collected via street sensors, connected cars, autonomous vehicles and other future transportation technologies. In return, Galvanize can use state data to give students real-world problems to solve. “Building new lanes and bridges has its limits,” said Jim Deters, a Galvanize co-founder.

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    3. COIN announces new direction

      COIN announces new direction

      The Colorado Innovation Network (COIN) is announcing a new focus and direction to place Colorado at the forefront of the civic disruption conversation. The organization will concentrate on public sector innovation.COIN is a division of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade with the mission of advancing connections in the global innovation ecosystem to place Colorado as a leader in innovation...

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    4. Denver leaders seek $50M 'Smart City' prize for transportation innovation

      Denver leaders seek $50M 'Smart City' prize for transportation innovation

      More than 20 Denver-area civic and business leaders, local and state officials gathered Thursday to pitch the metro region as the nation’s first "Smart City" for transportation. They're hoping to win $50 million in federal and private resources by demonstrating that Denver and the region can integrate new technologies — including self-driving cars, connected vehicles, and smart sensors – into the transportation network. The money is the prize behind the “Smart City Challenge Grant” competition…

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    5. SpaceX awarded first Air Force satellite launch contract

      SpaceX awarded first Air Force satellite launch contract

      Someone other than Centennial-based United Launch Alliance has a contract to launch a national security satellite for the U.S. Air Force for the first time in 10 years. Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Inc., or SpaceX, won an $82.7 million contract from the Air Force on Wednesday. The contract pays to launch the second orbiter of a new generation of global positioning system satellites. The launch is slated for May, 2018. “This GPS III Launch Services contract award achieves a balance…

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    6. Equal-pay bills pass Colorado House but draw business ire

      Equal-pay bills pass Colorado House but draw business ire

      Colorado House Democrats sent to the Senate on Tuesday the final measure in a three-bill package meant to close the gap in average pay between male and female workers in this state. But while no legislative or business leaders opposed the idea of equal pay in general, many did criticize the efforts as doing nothing while at the same time increasing the burdens on employers by growing the amount of paperwork they have to submit to the state and putting more subjects off-limits in interviews with…

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